Thiessen Saskatoon

Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Thiessen’


A columnar plant that produces a large fruit of outstanding quality. Uneven fruit ripening characteristic. Selected near Hepburn, Saskatchewan. Self pollinating; only one variety needed for fruit production.



Height: 15′

Spread: 8′

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Yellow

Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading

Flower Colour: White

Blooms: Spring

Fruit Colour: Purple-Blue

Fruit Size: 17 mm

Fruit Timing: Ripe Early to Mid July

Fruit Use: Fresh Eating, Baking, Cooking, Preserves

Key Features: Hardy, Edible Fruit (Sweet), Spring Blooms

Landscape Uses: Hedging, Naturalizing, Orchards

Pollination: Self-Pollinating